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Premier Congratulates Former N.B. Premier Alward on Consular Appointment

Premier's Office

April 24, 2015 2:47 PM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--Premier Congratulates Former N.B. Premier Alward on Consular Appointment
Premier Stephen McNeil congratulated former New Brunswick premier David Alward today, April 24, on his appointment as Canada's consul general in Boston.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

April 24, 2015 2:38 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Weekly Traffic Advisories
NEW WORK ---

Alcohol Ignition Interlock Program Reduces Incidences of Drunk Driving

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

April 24, 2015 1:11 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL/HEALTH/WELLNESS--Alcohol Ignition Interlock Program Reduces Incidences of Drunk Driving
Nova Scotia's Alcohol Ignition Interlock Program (AIIP) is keeping Nova Scotians safer from drunk drivers.

Des modifications législatives ouvrent la voie à un nouveau code de conduite provincial

Education and Early Childhood Development

April 24, 2015 9:35 AM

ÉDUCATION ET DÉVELOPPEMENT DE LA PETITE ENFANCE--Des modifications législatives ouvrent la voie à un nouveau code de conduite provincial
Des modifications à la loi sur l'éducation (Education Act) rapprochent les élèves, les enseignants et les écoles d'un nouveau code de conduite scolaire.

Amendments Clear Way for New Provincial Code of Conduct

Education and Early Childhood Development

April 24, 2015 9:32 AM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Amendments Clear Way for New Provincial Code of Conduct
Amendments to the Education Act will move students, teachers and schools closer to a new school Code of Conduct.

New Fund to Replace Tax Credit

Finance and Treasury Board

April 23, 2015 3:20 PM

FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD--New Fund to Replace Tax Credit
Finance and Treasury Board Minister Diana Whalen announced a new film and television industry fund that will replace a film tax credit, after a meeting with the film and television industry today, April 23.

Debris Being Cleaned Up at Aquaculture Site

Fisheries and Aquaculture

April 23, 2015 2:41 PM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Debris Being Cleaned Up at Aquaculture Site
Provincial fisheries inspectors visited the site of an aquaculture operation on Long Island, Digby Co., Wednesday, April 22, to investigate reports of scattered debris.

Premier Offers Condolences on Passing of Al Graham

Premier's Office

April 23, 2015 2:10 PM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--Premier Offers Condolences on Passing of Al Graham
Premier Stephen McNeil extended his condolences to the family and friends of retired Nova Scotia Senator Al Graham, who passed away Wednesday, April 22.

Changes Prevent Creation of New Towns, Villages

Municipal Affairs

April 23, 2015 1:18 PM

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Changes Prevent Creation of New Towns, Villages
Municipal Affairs Minister Mark Furey introduced amendments today, April 23, to prevent the creation of new towns or villages in the province.

Legislation Could Offer More Pension Security, Affordability to Universities

Finance and Treasury Board

April 23, 2015 1:15 PM

FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD--Legislation Could Offer More Pension Security, Affordability to Universities
Finance and Treasury Board Minister Diana Whalen introduced legislation today, April 23, that could offer more security to university pension plan members and save universities millions of dollars.

Program Quality, Accountability Improved for Private Career Colleges

Labour and Advanced Education

April 23, 2015 1:13 PM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Program Quality, Accountability Improved for Private Career Colleges
Changes to legislation that regulates private career colleges will help ensure programs train students for jobs that are available in Nova Scotia.

Reports of Debris at Aquaculture Site Being Investigated

Fisheries and Aquaculture

April 22, 2015 1:57 PM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Reports of Debris at Aquaculture Site Being Investigated
Reports of gear adrift near an aquaculture site on Long Island, Digby Co., are being investigated by fisheries inspectors.

Legislation Holds Universities More Accountable

Labour and Advanced Education

April 22, 2015 1:37 PM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Legislation Holds Universities More Accountable
A new University Accountability and Sustainability Act introduced today, April 22, will require increased accountability and cost control at Nova Scotia's 10 universities.

Nova Scotia Establishes Chartered Professional Accountants Designation

Finance and Treasury Board

April 22, 2015 1:22 PM

FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD--Nova Scotia Establishes Chartered Professional Accountants Designation
Professional accountants in Nova Scotia will soon have the authority to use the new designation of chartered professional accountants (CPA).

Pension Benefits Act Coming into Effect

Finance and Treasury Board

April 22, 2015 12:40 PM

FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD--Pension Benefits Act Coming into Effect
The updated Pension Benefits Act will come into effect June 1, to increase transparency and access to information for plan members and pensioners.

Police Can Access More Information to Help Solve Missing Persons Cases

Justice

April 22, 2015 10:47 AM

JUSTICE--Police Can Access More Information to Help Solve Missing Persons Cases
Police will now be able to access more information that may help solve missing persons cases.

Burning Restrictions Now In Place

Natural Resources

April 22, 2015 8:20 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Burning Restrictions Now In Place
Burning restrictions are now in place throughout the province, until Oct. 15.

Meeting on Road Renaming in Cape Breton Regional Municipality

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

April 21, 2015 1:49 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Meeting on Road Renaming in Cape Breton Regional Municipality
A proposal to have a road in Cape Breton Regional Municipality renamed to honour a New Waterford coal miner will be discussed at a public meeting Wednesday, April 22.

Le gouvernement invite les commentaires des familles et des parents sur le système de garderies

Education and Early Childhood Development

April 21, 2015 1:26 PM

ÉDUCATION ET DÉVELOPPEMENT DE LA PETITE ENFANCE--Le gouvernement invite les commentaires des familles et des parents sur le système de garderies
Le ministère de l'Éducation et du Développement de la petite enfance cherche à obtenir les commentaires des parents et des familles sur les forces et les défis liés aux garderies.

Government Seeking Input From Families, Parents on Child-Care System

Education and Early Childhood Development

April 21, 2015 1:22 PM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Government Seeking Input From Families, Parents on Child-Care System
The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development is seeking feedback from parents and families on the strengths and challenges related to child care.

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